MAY 12 Events and Famous Birthdays; International Nurses Day and more…

MAY 12 EVENTS (List of National and International Events & Holidays).

1) National Limerick Day

National Limerick Day celebrates the playful and witty poems made famous by Edward Lear. Limericks originated in 18th-century England and are known for their specific rhyming scheme and humor. Lear’s limericks were often nonsensical and included made-up words and illustrations. While some were bawdy, modern limericks touch on current events and social issues. Let’s celebrate National Limerick Day by sharing our favorite limericks and embracing the joy of laughter and wordplay.

2) Child Care Provider Day

Child Care Provider Day, which is celebrated annually on the Friday before Mother’s Day, is an opportunity for people to recognize and appreciate the hard work and dedication of childcare providers. These professionals play a vital role in the lives of children, providing them with care and nurturing in a safe and secure environment. This day is an excellent opportunity for parents, families, and communities to show their appreciation for the essential work that childcare providers do every day!

3) International Day of Plant

The International Day of Plant Health reminds us of the crucial role that plants health plays in sustaining life on Earth. As an UN-declared day, it raises awareness about the importance of protecting our planet’s plant life and crops. With global food security and economic development at stake, it’s vital to safeguard plant health against pests, diseases, and other threats. So, let us all take action and contribute to the health and well-being of our planet by protecting plant health on this International Day of Plant Health.

4) International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is a global celebration of the selfless work of nurses who dedicate their lives to providing essential care to patients. Celebrated on May 12th every year, this day recognizes the critical role that nurses play in the healthcare sector. Let us take a moment to express our gratitude and appreciation for these incredible professionals who work tirelessly to keep us healthy and safe.

5) National Hospital Day

National Hospital Day, is a day to honor the hard work and dedication of healthcare professionals who provide essential medical care to patients. This day was established in 1921 by former U.S. President Warren G. Harding in the wake of the Spanish Flu pandemic. It also pays tribute to Florence Nightingale, the pioneer of modern nursing. On this day, let’s express our gratitude and appreciation to all those who work in hospitals and healthcare facilities, helping to keep us healthy and safe.

6) National Nutty Fudge Day

National Nutty Fudge Day, observed annually on May 12th, is a celebration of the perfect combination of rich fudge and crunchy nuts. Whether you prefer classic chocolate or a more adventurous flavor, this day is all about indulging in the delectable sweetness of nutty fudge. So go ahead, treat yourself to a bite (or two) and satisfy your sweet cravings.

7) National Odometer Day

National Odometer Day is a celebration of the device that tracks the distance traveled by a vehicle – the odometer. This day is all about educating people on the importance of caring for their vehicles and ensuring their odometers are accurate. While the origins of this day are unclear, it serves as a reminder for all car owners to take good care of their vehicles to ensure they last longer and remain reliable for years to come.

8)Public Garden Day

Public Gardens Day is a perfect time to explore the natural beauty of public gardens and appreciate their important role in promoting conservation and education. Held on the Friday before Mother’s Day, this day celebrates the benefits of public gardens for communities and the environment. From stunning botanical gardens to community parks, there’s something for everyone to enjoy and learn from. So take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life and soak in the beauty of nature on Public Gardens Day!

9) Shades Day

Shades Day is a fun and unique way to raise money for a good cause. By wearing sunglasses and donating to the Family Holiday Association, you can help families facing difficult times create lasting memories on a much-needed vacation. Celebrated on the closest Friday to International Day of the Family, Shades Day is a great reminder to cherish the time we have with our loved ones and support those who may need a helping hand. So, put on your shades and donate to make a difference!

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS AND TRAITS ( list of celebrities and personality traits of those born today) 

Individuals born on May 12th are known for their strong-willed and tenacious nature, as well as their creativity, intelligence, and warm personalities. They have a natural ability to lead and inspire others and are often admired for their unwavering determination to achieve their goals. 

Famous Birthdays: 

  1. Emily VanCamp-12 May 1986 (age 36 years)
  2. Rami Said Malek- 12 May 1981 (age 41 years)
  3. Malin Maria Åkerman-12 May 1978 (age 44 years)
  4. Irving Rameses Rhames-12 May 1959 (age 63 years)

Don’t forget to wish someone a happy birthday by sending them a beautiful e-card absolutely free!

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